HOME PAGE IMAGES - The current home page images are from the 8th grade trip to Washington, D.C. and the Senior Citizens Breakfast, hosted by the National Honor Society on May 9th. Art from high school students was on display and the guests were treated to from the Sr. High Concert Choir and members of the Sr. High Concert Band.
RECORD BREAKER - Jack Hopkins bested his own school record in the 3000 Meter Steeplechase to win the Niagara-Orleans League All League title on Thursday, May 25th at Starpoint. The new record is: 10:17.34.
INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS OFFICIATING - Section VI is looking for candidates interested in pursuing an opportunity to become an Interscholastic Sports Official. For more information please visit the Barker Athletics Homepage by clicking on the link.
HIGH SCHOOL BAND CLAIMS FIRST PLACE AT DARIEN LAKE - On Tuesday, May 16th the high school band performed at NYSSMA Majors in front of two judges and received a Silver rating on Level V music. Level VI is the most difficult level. On Friday, May 19th the group competed at the Darien Lake Music Festival and took 1st place in Class A (level V-VI) with a score of 96.8%. Congratulation to the Barker HS Band students on a job well done.
NEW YORK STATE EXCELSIOR SCHOLARSHIP - Details of the new Excelsior Scholarship (free tuition for NYS residence), Q&A and other NYS funding opportunities are now posted on the Guidance Office section of our website. Please click here to go to the New York State Excelsior Scholarship page on our site.
2017-2018 SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE AND BOE ELECTION - Results for the 2017-2018 school budget vote and Board of Education election are as follows:
There were 140 total voters.
Proposition 1 (School Budget)
Congratulations to John Sweeney and Louis Mead as each were elected to a 3-year term on the BCS Board of Education.
NYS Education Department: Office of Special Education Review Announcement
The New York State Education Department: Office of Special Education has completed a Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in Barker Central School District during the 2016/17 school year. This review examined the district’s compliance with selected federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.
The review was conducted by the SEQA Western Regional Office. The review process involved a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations, interviews of parents and staff surveys. Meetings of the committee on special education were also observed.
A copy of the report may be reviewed from the Superintendent’s Office located at 1628 Quaker Road, Barker, NY 14012.
Western New York Federation of Women's Clubs Art Show is held annually for students in grades 9-12.
Please see attached letter from Dr. Klatt regarding a required lead testing notice.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Grandparent's Day: AM Pre-K
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Grandparent's Day: PM Pre-K through 4th Grade
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Principles of Finance Fair
1:00 PM Senior Class Cap & Gown Parade
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Unyts Blood Drive, Sponsored by National Honor Society